In the seat of Blaxland, held by Labor’s Jason Clare, 73.9% of respondents said ‘no’ to making same-sex marriage legal in Australia.
In the same-sex marriage survey, the 'yes' vote came in at 57.8% in NSW – but in some western Sydney electorates, the 'yes' vote was as low as 26%.
Copper and other minerals will be increasingly important to the growing renewable energy sector.
In the decades ahead, our mineral supply will still need to double or triple to meet the demand for electric vehicles and other renewable energy technology.
The Shahrouk family bring Lebanese food to Family Food Fight.
Screenshot from Nine
There are more people of Middle Eastern heritage on Australian commercial TV than ever before - in drama, cooking, and Gogglebox.
The first strategy is to require the public disclosure of country by country reporting of company tax affairs.
The ideas are already out there to tackle some of the tax avoidance highlighted by the Paradise Papers.
Cars are submerged on a flooded road in the Sydney suburb of Marrickville in 2012.
A massive residential development in a flood-prone inner-city suburb sounds like a recipe for disaster. But good urban design can deliver higher density and reduce the flood risk.
South Sea Islanders working in a Townsville cane field in 1907.
Blackbirding is one of many shared Australian histories. Australian South Sea Islanders want to encourage broader community goodwill as we work towards social justice for a forgotten people.
Maya Demetriou, 90, pictured after the court ruling that the minister did not properly consider a heritage listing recommendation, will be the last tenant left in the Sirius building.
All but a handful of the former public housing tenants are gone. But despite the government again rejecting the recommended heritage listing of the Sirius building, the fight to save it isn't over.
Emissions from real-life urban driving can be much higher than advertised.
Australian vehicles have been accused of creating more emissions than their manufacturers advertise. But are Australian testing standards up to scratch?
George Michael in the music video for Father Figure.
Screenshot from Youtube
George Michael's posthumous documentary Freedom reveals the star's tension between pop-stardom and privacy.
Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer says the bank’s move towards gender equality in management positions is a “signpost that our nation is making progress”.
Westpac’s focus on the bottom line benefits of gender diversity overlook the fact that equality is a political imperative, not a corporate one.
Healthcare is becoming increasingly important in a services-led economy.
Australia is increasingly a services-led economy. The health sector is not only a big employer, but health care is an important factor in worker productivity.
Social media is now a major driver of embodied philanthropy because it allows individuals to publicise their involvement through selfies, videos and status updates.
Physical philanthropy is growing in popularity because it has benefits for the charity and the fundraiser.
We can use mechanobiology to learn how immune cells attack cancer cells.
Cells are not stagnant: they are active, and responsive. Mechanobiology is the science of how cells and tissues sense and respond to mechanical forces, and is creating new therapies.
With more Australian workers joining the gig economy, questions about how these workers will fare in their retirement are becoming more pressing.
Racists take advantage of social media algorithms to find people with similar beliefs.
Racism thrives online because of a clash between the commercial goals and ethical responsibilities of social media companies. But Australia can take legal and civil actions right now to address this.
Many workplaces do not make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.
Australia has the highest poverty rate in the OECD for people with a disability. The barriers to, and discrimination in, the workplace are part of the reason.
Workers at an Amazon e-trader’s logistics centre.
Amazon has a reputation for avoiding tax overseas, and early indicators are that this trend will continue in Australia
The research group included Hazara who opened kebab shops in Adelaide.
Humanitarian refugees face many barriers to becoming entrepreneurs, but research shows they are disproportionately entrepreneurial.
Ern McQuillan, Tuna Fishing at Eden, New South Wales, 1960.
National Library of Australia
The history of fisheries exploitation in Australia reveals a staggering natural bounty, which has been alarmingly fragile without proper management.
Most of the world’s wild horses, such as the Australian brumby, are outside their historic native range.
Much of the Earth's megafauna are now found outside their native ranges. Thanks to introduced populations, megafauna richness on each continent is higher today than during the past ~10,000 years.